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Apr 17, 2019

Llewelyn Morgan of Oxfordshire County Council tells CLGdotTV’s Joe Tibbetts about iHub, the 24-strong innovation unit he leads that is 80% externally funded.

Most of this funding comes from sources like InnovateUK, Horizon2020 and the European Investment Bank: only four posts are currently funded by OCC to do core...


Apr 14, 2019

Stuart Lester of Transport for the West Midlands and Toby Bennett, Local Government Lead at Commonplace discuss how data is being used to manage the travelling public.

Transport for the West Midlands is part of the West Midlands Combined Authority which brings together Birmingham, Coventry, Wolverhampton, Sollihull,...


Apr 13, 2019

Khadiza heard about apprenticeships at school and, unable to go to university for financial reasons, started at Camden aged 17. Two years later she has achieved level 4 in project management, working within the Economic Development Department.

Tahir became an apprentice more recently, after dropping out of university....


Apr 10, 2019

Brett Leahy, chief planner at Redbridge and Richard Sankey of Arcus Global explain how smarter planning will deliver a better planning service as well as greater job satisfaction for planners.

Planners don’t enter the profession to spend their life checking applications for extensions, and chief planners shouldn’t...


Apr 1, 2019

Andrew Walker, managing the LGiU’s Homelessness Commission, Cllr Stephanie Cryan of LB Southwark and Dawn Eckersley of the East London Housing Partnership explain the depth of the housing crisis and how councils are responding

The Homelessness Reduction Act 2017 - part of the Government’s aim to halve rough sleeping...